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BBC Novels that Shaped Our World - Politics, Class and Identity added 27th May

For Hi-Vis Fortnight (1st-14th June) we are highlighting the accessibility of the library service by celebrating the world in all its formats. The BBC 100 Novels that Shaped Our World list includes 100 genre-busting novels written over the last 300 years which has shaped and influenced generations of readers - now available to read in eBook and eAudio alternate formats on Borrow Box. This list contains Politics, Power and Protest; Class and Society; and Identity.

  1. A Thousand Splendid Suns

    A Thousand Splendid Suns

    Hosseini, Khaled
    Published : Bloomsbury Publishing 2007 ISBN : 9781408803738
  2. Beloved

    Beloved

    Morrison, Toni
    Published : Vintage Digital 2004 ISBN : 9781448103621
  3. Beloved

    Beloved

    Morrison, Toni
    Published : Books on Tape 2006 ISBN : 9780739346747
  4. Days Without End

    Days Without End

    Barry, Sebastian
    Published : Faber & Faber 2006 ISBN : 9780571277032
  5. Fugitive Pieces

    Fugitive Pieces

    Michaels, Anne
    Published : Bloomsbury Paperbacks 2007 ISBN : 9781408805688
  6. Half of a Yellow Sun

    Half of a Yellow Sun

    Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi
    Published : Harper Perennial 2007 ISBN : 9780007279289
  7. Half of a Yellow Sun: Abridged edition

    Half of a Yellow Sun: Abridged edition

    Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi
    Published : HarperCollins 2007 ISBN : 9780007263004
  8. Homegoing

    Homegoing

    Gyasi, Yaa
    Published : Penguin 2009 ISBN : 9780241975244
  9. Homegoing

    Homegoing

    Gyasi, Yaa
    Published : Penguin 2009 ISBN : 9780241979259
  10. Small Island

    Small Island

    Levy, Andrea
    Published : Nick Hern Books 2005 ISBN : 9781788501750
  11. The Bell Jar

    The Bell Jar

    Plath, Sylvia
    Published : Faber & Faber Fiction 2001 ISBN : 9780571248209
  12. The God of Small Things

    The God of Small Things

    Roy, Arundhati
    Published : Flamingo 2007 ISBN : 9780007383948
  13. The God of Small Things: Abridged edition

    The God of Small Things: Abridged edition

    Roy, Arundhati
    Published : Fourth Estate 2002 ISBN : 9780007489992
  14. Things Fall Apart

    Things Fall Apart

    Achebe, Chinua
    Published : Penguin Classics 2003 ISBN : 9780141393964
  15. White Teeth: A Novel

    White Teeth: A Novel

    Smith, Zadie
    Published : Books on Tape 2000 ISBN : 9780525634157
  16. White Teeth

    White Teeth

    Smith, Zadie
    Published : Penguin 2006 ISBN : 9780241983652
  17. White Teeth

    White Teeth

    Smith, Zadie
    Published : Penguin 2007 ISBN : 9780141939230
  18. Brave New World

    Brave New World

    Huxley, Aldous
    Published : Blackstone Publishing 2009 ISBN : 9780792753520
  19. Brave New World

    Brave New World

    Huxley, Aldous
    Published : Vintage Digital 2008 ISBN : 9781407021010
  20. Home Fire

    Home Fire

    Shamsie, Kamila
    Published : Bloomsbury Publishing 2005 ISBN : 9781408886755
  21. Home Fire

    Home Fire

    Shamsie, Kamila
    Published : Bolinda/Audible audio 2004 ISBN : 9780655662037
  22. Lord of the Flies

    Lord of the Flies

    Golding, William
    Published : Faber & Faber Fiction 2001 ISBN : 9780571267385
  23. Noughts & Crosses

    Noughts & Crosses

    Blackman, Malorie
    Published : RH AudioGo 2007 ISBN : 9781446454978
  24. Noughts & Crosses

    Noughts & Crosses

    Blackman, Malorie
    Published : RHCP Digital 2005 ISBN : 9781407047966
  25. Strumpet City: One City One Book Edition

    Strumpet City: One City One Book Edition

    O'Toole, Fintan Plunkett, James
    Published : Gill & Macmillan 2006 ISBN : 9780717155651
  26. The Color Purple

    The Color Purple

    Walker, Alice
    Published : Bolinda/Audible audio 2007 ISBN : 9780655638674
  27. To Kill a Mockingbird: Enhanced Edition

    To Kill a Mockingbird: Enhanced Edition

    Lee, Harper
    Published : Cornerstone Digital 2002 ISBN : 9781473517769
  28. To Kill A Mockingbird

    To Kill A Mockingbird

    Lee, Harper
    Published : Cornerstone Digital 2005 ISBN : 9781473517714
  29. Unless

    Unless

    Shields, Carol
    Published : Fourth Estate 2007 ISBN : 9780007405060
  30. A House For Mr Biswas

    A House For Mr Biswas

    Naipaul, V.S.
    Published : Picador 2000 ISBN : 9781509803514
  31. Cannery Row: (Penguin Modern Classics eBook)

    Cannery Row: (Penguin Modern Classics eBook)

    Steinbeck, John
    Published : Penguin 2003 ISBN : 9780141923482
  32. Disgrace

    Disgrace

    Coetzee, J M
    Published : Vintage Digital 2004 ISBN : 9781409027270
  33. Disgrace

    Disgrace

    Coetzee, J.M.
    Published : Vintage Digital 2002 ISBN : 9781473513754
  34. Our Mutual Friend

    Our Mutual Friend

    Dickens, Charles
    Published : Penguin Classics 2003 ISBN : 9780141391793
  35. Our Mutual Friend

    Our Mutual Friend

    Dickens, Charles
    Published : Vintage Digital 2001 ISBN : 9781448129812
  36. Our Mutual Friend

    Our Mutual Friend

    Dickens, Charles
    Published : Penguin 2008 ISBN : 9780141974149
  37. Our Mutual Friend: Woman's Hour Drama

    Our Mutual Friend: Woman's Hour Drama

    Dickens, Charles
    Published : BBC Digital Audio 2000 ISBN : 9781408496848
  38. Saturday Night and Sunday Morning: ePub edition

    Saturday Night and Sunday Morning: ePub edition

    Sillitoe, Alan
    Published : Fourth Estate 2008 ISBN : 9780007385652
  39. The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne: Harper Perennial Modern Classics

    The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne: Harper Perennial Modern Classics

    Moore, Brian
    Published : Fourth Estate 2007 ISBN : 9780007405909
  40. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

    The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

    Spark, Muriel
    Published : Canongate Books 2009 ISBN : 9780655634980
  41. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

    The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

    Spark, Muriel
    Published : Canongate Books 2004 ISBN : 9781782117698
  42. The Remains of the Day

    The Remains of the Day

    Ishiguro, Kazuo
    Published : Faber & Faber Fiction 2001 ISBN : 9780571249350
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